REEL 13 BLOG

Viewer Guide: A Soldier’s Story and Nothing but the Truth

February 25, 2019 | Jacqueline Medina

Your weekly peek into what’s coming up next on REEL 13, written by host Richard Peña. REEL 13 CLASSIC | A SOLDIER’S STORY This week’s is A Soldier’s Story, the 1984 screen adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Charles Fuller, directed by Norman Jewison. It’s hot and humid night, and Sergeant ...

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Viewer Guide: Moscow on the Hudson and Robot & Frank with Richard Peña

January 17, 2019 | Richard Peña

Your weekly peek into what’s coming up next on REEL 13, written by host Richard Peña.   REEL 13 CLASSIC | MOSCOW ON THE HUDSON This week’s classic is Moscow on the Hudson, the 1984 romantic comedy-drama directed by Paul Mazursky. Looking to make the transition from small-screen TV stardom to the movies, ...

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Viewer Guide: Places in the Heart and At Any Price with Richard Peña

December 3, 2018 | Richard Peña

Your weekly peek into what’s coming up next on REEL 13, written by host Richard Peña. REEL 13 CLASSIC | PLACES IN THE HEART This week’s classic is Places in the Heart, the depression-era drama from 1984 written and directed by Robert Benton. It’s 1935 in Waxahachie, Texas, and even though it’s ...

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Viewer Guide: Julie & Julia and Darling Companion with Richard Peña

October 19, 2018 | Richard Peña

Your weekly peek into what’s coming up next on REEL 13, written by host Richard Peña. REEL 13 CLASSIC | JULIE & JULIA This week’s classic is Julie & Julia, from 2009, written and directed by Nora Ephron. The film follows two women through two different decades in two different countries. Meryl ...

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Viewer Guide: Little Women and Hello, My Name is Doris with Richard Peña

October 12, 2018 | Richard Peña

Your weekly peek into what’s coming up next on REEL 13, written by host Richard Peña.  REEL 13 CLASSIC | LITTLE WOMEN This week’s classic is Little Women, the 1994 feature film adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s beloved coming of age novel, directed by Gillian Armstrong. Autobiographically inspired by Louisa May Alcott’s ...

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Viewer Guide: Ocean’s 11 and Nothing but the Truth with Richard Peña

September 28, 2018 | Richard Peña

Your weekly peek into what’s coming up next on REEL 13, written by host Richard Peña.  REEL 13 CLASSIC | OCEAN’S 11 This week’s classic is Oceans 11, the original comic crime caper directed by Lewis Milestone. By the time of Oceans 11’s release in 1960, Frank Sinatra was very much the ...

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Viewer Guide: Body Heat and The Invisible Woman with Richard Peña

September 21, 2018 | Richard Peña

 Your weekly peek into what’s coming up next on REEL 13, written by host Richard Peña.  REEL 13 CLASSIC | BODY HEAT This week’s classic is Body Heat, the 1981 neo film noir suspense thriller marking the directorial debut of writer-director Lawrence Kasdan. Taking its inspiration from classics such as Double Indemnity ...

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